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Tip Sheet Number 15 — July 25, 2014

Release Number TP14-15
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Upcoming

2014 Product Calendar

The Census Bureau has posted anticipated release dates for each regular and recurring statistical product expected to be released in 2014. The products are listed in the Census Bureau's online product calendar, which will be updated as needed throughout the year.

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Demographic

Distribution of Household Wealth in the U.S.: 2000 to 2011

This report compares data between these two points in time on household net worth by quintile and various characteristics of the householder, such as age, race and Hispanic origin, and education. Each quintile represents one-fifth of households. Statistics for the report come from the Distribution of Household Net Worth and Debt in the U.S. tables packages (for 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010 and 2011), to be released on the same date. The release will also include tables on the median value of debt and the percent holding debt for households by various characteristics of the householder for 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2009 and 2010. They complement similar tables for 2011 released last year. These national-level data come from the Survey of Income and Program Participation. (Tentatively scheduled for release Aug. 19.

Recent Population Trends for U.S. Island Areas: 2000 to 2010

A new report, examines for the first time demographic trends for American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The report will provide information for each area on history, government and census geography. (Tentatively sscheduled for release in August.)

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Economic

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Additional Wholesale and Retail Trade Data

Included in a series of national-level data files on the wholesale and retail trade sectors of the U.S. economy and will include new data on transportation equipment wholesalers and electronics and appliance stores. The files provide data on the number of establishments, sales, payroll, number of employees, value of product line sales and other data items by industry. (Tentatively scheduled for release Aug. 19.)

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Automobile and Light and Heavy Truck Manufacturing

Three more in a series of national-level data files on specific manufacturing industries to be released through February 2015. The files provide data on the number of establishments, value of industry shipments, payroll, number of employees, value of product shipments and other data items for these industries. (Tentatively scheduled for release in August.)

2012 Economic Census Industry Series

Continuing on a flow basis through February 2015, this series contains national-level statistics from the twice-a-decade economic census for specific industries on the number of employees and establishments, payroll and total revenues. It also includes detailed statistics on the product lines sold or services provided by businesses. For a listing of industries for which data have been released over the last two weeks, see <http://www.business.census.gov>.

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Facts for Features

Unmarried and Single Americans Week (Sept. 15-21)

The third full week of September recognizes the nation's unmarried Americans with an array of statistics about this group from the Census Bureau's demographic and economic subject areas. (Scheduled for release in August.)

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Training Opportunities

Census Bureau Offers Training Opportunities

Webinars are available to help the public access and use Census Bureau statistics. These free sessions, lasting about 60 to 90 minutes, show how to use census databases and mapping tools and to find demographic and economic statistics at a local or national level. They also provide quick links for answers to frequently asked questions about accessing statistics.

The following courses are offered in the next weeks:

  • The Basics of Export Compliance: Sanctions and Embargoes: What it Means to You? (Tuesday, August 5, 2 p.m. EDT)
  • The Basics of Export Compliance: Utilizing the Features in the AES (Tuesday, August 26, 2 p.m. EDT)

Descriptions for each of the upcoming sessions are available on our educational resources page. No registration is needed to join the webinar. Login details will be provided one week before a webinar.

Registration

Please email clmso.training@census.gov to indicate your intent to attend the class - this will serve as your registration and reserve your seat. Class size is limited, so the first 20 people to register will be accepted to the class.

Archived Training Resources

Visit the Census Bureau's Training Resources Library for free, previously recorded trainings that are available for use at your convenience. The library includes presentations, recorded webinars, tutorials and other helpful materials.

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Multimedia

Radio
Profile America for July and August

Profile America segments include paved with good intentions in "Asphalt Roads" (July 29) and it's worth a shot in "Immunization Month" (Aug. 17).

The daily features are available at <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/profile_america/>, with download options for MP3 (including podcast subscription) and WAV or zip files for the entire month (MP3).

Apps
Census PoP Quiz Mobile Application

This new mobile app from the Census Bureau challenges a user's knowledge of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Census PoP Quiz will be available for download to Android and Apple products. (Tentatively scheduled for release in August.)

Find Your Ideal Place with the Census Bureau's dwellr App

A Census Bureau mobile app named "dwellr" can help people on the go access key demographic, socio-economic and housing statistics for thousands of places across the nation. Users can also learn more about where they are by a simple tap of the screen that reveals educational levels, housing values and total population drawn from the American Community Survey. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/mobile/>.

Stay Connected to the Economy with Census Bureau Mobile App

Every week, the Department of Commerce releases key Census Bureau economic indicators. Get the latest business news on-the-go as it is released through the Census Bureau's free, easy-to-use mobile app, America's Economy, available for download for both Apple and Android phones and tablets. The app provides real-time updates for 20 key economic indicators from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics and Bureau of Economic Analysis. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/mobile/economy/>.

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Recently Released

(Released since July 11, 2014)

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Demographic

2014 Interactive HIV/AIDS Database Updates

July 21 — This annual update of the interactive global resource on the prevalence of HIV infection and AIDS cases and deaths coincides with the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia. The database is maintained by the Census Bureau with funding from the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief through the U.S. Agency for International Development. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2014/cb14-134.html>.

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Economic

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Semiconductor and Related Device Manufacturing

July 25 — Part of a series of national-level data files on specific manufacturing industries to be released through February 2015. The files provide data on the number of establishments, value of industry shipments, payroll, number of employees and value of product shipments for this industry. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2014/cb14-tps57.html>.

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Household Cooking Appliance Manufacturing; Household Refrigerator and Home Freezer Manufacturing; Other Major Household Appliance Manufacturing; and Small Electrical Appliance Manufacturing

July 15 — Part of the Economic Census Industry Series, the files provide national level data on the number of establishments, revenue, payroll, number of employees and value of product line sales for these four industries. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2014/cb14-133.html>.

2012 Economic Census of Island Areas: Geographic Area Series for the U.S. Virgin Islands

July 15 — Contains data on the number of business establishments, sales, payroll and number of employees for the U.S. Virgin Islands — a U.S. territory in the Caribbean. Statistics are shown by two- through five-digit NAICS sectors. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2014/cb14-132.html>.

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Manufacturing

July 15 — National-level data for more than 40 manufacturing industries (including household appliance, motor vehicle and footwear manufacturing) as part of Economic Census Industry a series of be released through February 2015. The files provide data on the number of establishments, value of industry shipments, annual payroll, number of employees, value of product shipments and other data items by industry. Internet address: <http://www.business.census.gov>.

2012 Economic Census Industry Series: Investigation and Security Services

July 15 — The files provide data on the number of establishments, revenue, payroll, number of employees, value of product line sales and other data items for these industries. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2014/cb14-tps56.html>.

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Facts for Features

Back to School

July 24 — After a nice summer break, students will prepare to return to school for the 2014-15 academic year. This fact sheet presents statistics from demographic and economic subject areas pertaining to teachers, students and the reopening of our country's schools in late summer. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/facts-for-features/2014/cb14-ff20.html>.

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Multimedia

Radio
Profile America for July

Profile America includes the meter is running in "Nickel and Diming" (July 21) and empty calories in "Downscale Dining" (July 21). Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/multimedia/www/radio/profile_america/>.

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News releases, reports, statistical tables and radio transcripts are available on the Public Information Office’s Web page at <www.census.gov/newsroom.html>. Questions or comments should be directed to the Census Bureau’s Public Information Office at 301-763-3030; or email <pio@census.gov>.

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